Etgar Keret, born in Tel Aviv in 1967, is the author of five story collections, three children’s books, and three graphic novels. His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, Zoetrope, and the Paris Review. His books have been translated into many languages and published in over thirty-five countries. In 2007, Keret and Shira Geffen won the Cannes Film Festival’s Caméra d’Or Award for their movie Jellyfish. In 2010, Keret received the Chevalier Medallion of France’s Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.